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Scout’s Rest Ranch Landmark Celebration

September 18 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Join us for a full day of family-friendly events at Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park on Saturday, September 18 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.!

Event Schedule

9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Historical Scavenger Hunt

10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Hourly guided tours of the mansion (Except at 2 p.m.).  Guided tours last 30 minutes, and limited to 15 participants, may require pre-registration the day of the event.

10:00 a.m. Free Lemonade and Ice Tea (while supplies last)

10:30 a.m. Vintage Baseball Game

11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Old Fashioned Games (Wooden Ring Toss, Jumping Rope, Marbles, Bowl Toss, Hoop and Stick, “Graces” Potato Sack Races, Three-legged races, and Stilts)

Noon –  4:00 p.m. Hayrack Rides and Buffalo Chip Throwing Contest

2:00 p.m. Plaque Unveiling

3:00 p.m.  Vintage Baseball Game


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A valid vehicle park permit is required.



September 18
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Adam Jones


Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park
2921 Scouts Rest Ranch Road
North Platte, NE 69147
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(308) 535-8035
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Time outdoors is time well spent

Nebraska Game and Parks offers a plethora of opportunities beyond events. You can get away and unwind by planning a trip to a Nebraska state park. You can catch the next big one, go wildlife viewing, plan a hunt or more. Or you can help us celebrate our park system’s 100th birthday. Go ahead: Build your own adventure.

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